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AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF MANGO LEAVES

AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF MANGO LEAVES

For centuries; traditional healers in various cultures have relied on the effectiveness of mango leaves in curing diabetes and other illnesses. The matured leaves are not used in this case but the tender leaves; tender mango leaves are rich in anthocyanidins, these are tannins that help in curing diabetes.Did you know that that apart from the mango fruit the leaves of mangoes have good medicinal healing to offer as well? Traditional healers boil young mango leaves in water and use it for treating numerous conditions and diseases
If you take a closer look at mango leaves, you can notice that they are pretty much the same as any other leaves, namely, they are our anti-malaria drink by our parent. In the beginning, they have a deep red color that turns green as they grow ripen.

The mango trees are easily accessible around our houses, playground and farms in Africa.The leaves are usually not widely used, but the efficacy of this mango leaves can help us with various health problems as a herbal medicine. Growing up in the Southern part of Nigeria, I recall our parents used mango leaves as an essential ingredient added to the dogon yaro leaves,lemon grass leaves, with mango tree barks to make our Malaria hot tea concotion drink and malaria Bath cleansing agent.
Also, the mango leaves contain the enzyme papain, which is also present in papaya.Mango leaves have abundant amounts of vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, phenols and flavonoids. They are also very powerful anti-oxidants. Because of the presence of all these ingredients, mango leaves have a huge impact on our health.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF MANGO LEAVES

TREATING DIABETES

Treating Diabetes (contain tannins and anthocyanins)
Mango leaves contain tannins and anthocyanins, which help to treat diabetes early. Mango leaves tea is very good for helping to treat diabetic angiopathy and diabetic retinopathy. It also helps to treat hyperglycemia. The leaves contain a compound called taraxerol-3beta, and the ethyl acetate extract that has a synergy with insulin and stimulates the synthesis of glycogen.

How to use mango leaves for diabetes correctly is grab 3-4 slice of mango leaves, wash it, then boil it. Let the cooking water and mango leaves after boiling until the next day. In the morning, strain the water concoction of mango leaves we made last night, and drink on an empty stomach. You can add a little honey,Lemon and Lime.

Drying mango leaves is another way to use them as medicine.
The leaves are dried in a shade then ground into fine powder.
2 tablespoons of the powder are added to a cup of hot water and allowed to steep for 5 minutes.
Strain it and then your drink is ready.
You can add honey or lemon or lime juice for taste and to make it more effective .

IMPROVE FERTILITY

The benefits of mango leaves are also rarely known as fertility herbal medicine. Grind smoothly To Puree onion and two cloves of mango leaves, then brew it with a half glass of hot water and drink regularly.

WEIGHT LOSS

While using the mango leaves the leptin hormone production increases and helps to regulate fat accumulation in the body. Adding the leaves of mango to dietary nutrition improves the elimination of fats. The vitamins of the group (B) in the leaves stimulate the liver, helping to burn and remove carbohydrates, which are deposited as fat. The leaves activate the removal of fats from the body.

How to use Mango Leaf Tea for weight loss
Ingredients:
3-4 mango leaves
Water

Directions:
To start off, boil three to four mango leaves in a small pot of water.After it Has finished boiling, let these leaves sit in the water overnight, to maximize the amount of mango extract left in the water.Strain the leaves and drink the remaining solution first thing in the morning.Drinking it on an empty stomach ensures that you will absorb as much of the mango leave’s diabetes-fighting nutrients as possible.

REDUCE THE RISK OF HYPERTENSION

The authors of Health added that drinking the mango leaves tea may helps the treatment of hypertension, and to strengthen the fragile blood vessels that can cause hypertension.
Its recommended to drink a cup of mango leaves tea every day to helps treating hypertension. Mango leaves helps to lower blood pressure because it has hypotensive properties. It also helps to strengthen the blood vessels and treat the problem of varicose veins.

AS A MOUTHWASH & GUM INFESTION TREATMENT

Mango leaves not many people knows that an old mango leaves are useful for the treatment of unhealthy gums and teeth. But it can also be used for dental care of the gums and teeth for normal people.
The trick is to pluck some old mango leaves and clean it properly.After that steeping mango leaves and then brew it with hot water until the water is turning yellowish. This boiled mango leaves can be used for the treatment of teeth and gums. It will take the salt in our mouth when we’re rinsing it.

BURN CALORIES

The mango leaves also can convert fats into pure energy and thereby increases the burning of more calories. Active ingredients of mango leaves reduce the appetite and desire to eat more, which will help during a diet without unnecessary snacks. The content of potassium in the leaves of mango is extensive. This mineral excludes the delay of excess fluid in the body. And thanks to pectin and vegetable fiber, mango leaves improve digestion and metabolism, which is also essential in losing weight. All these properties make it possible to have excellent achievements in weight loss and transition to a healthy diet.

URIC ACID TREATMENT

To treat gout, we need some young mango leaves. clean then brewed it with hot water, until the water becomes yellowish stew. Then drink it. This recipe was believed to relieve the symptoms of gout.Or you can also use it in other way:Put the young mango leaves in a mug, then add hot water up to one cup. wait until it’s colour changes to brown, then add a little white sugar Or a little honey. Drink the infusion of young mango leaves every morning and night.

THE TREATMENT FOR THESE ISSUES IS THE FOLLOWING:

Soak mango leaves in a cup of water overnight. Then, strain the water and drink it. This should relieve your symptoms.

RESTLESSNESS

This condition is basically induced by anxiety and it’s an issue which leads us to a situation where we are unable to find a solution to the problem, but only sink even deeper into it.

To relieve restlessness, you can prepare different types of water remedies using the mango leaves. You can either prepare the above mentioned tea or just add the leaves in a bath water.It has a double effect, it refreshes your body and treats the restlessness.

RESPIRATORY ISSUES

Mango leaves can also be used in the treatment of respiratory issues, such as asthma, cold and others.
Just boil some water and then add dry mango leaves in it. Add some honey to it and you have a remedy for a cough or any other respiratory issue.

DYSENTERY

Take a few dried mango leaves and crush them till they are powder. Then add them to a glass of water and drink this 3 times per day. This is very effective way to stop dysentery.

BURNS HEALING

Mango leaves are traditionally turned into ash and used for treating skin burns. The same medicinal benefit may be attained by washing affected areas of the body with tea out of mango leaves that’s cooled to room temperature.

For severe skin burns, however, do seek the help of a doctor immediately.To heal burns, you have to burn the mango leaves and then keep the ashes. Apply the ashes directly to the affected area. It will immediately relieve you from the pain but also speeds up the healing process. The mango leaves ashes can be applied to burns on the skin or scalds.

EAR ACHE

Mango leaves offer a very simple way of healing earaches.
First, extract the juice from the leaves. Then, take 1 tbsp of the juice and heat it. Use the heated juice as ear drops to get rid of the pain.

KIDNEY STONE REMOVAL

A lot of people can attest to the effectiveness of drinking tea out of young mango leaves or powdered mango leaves in dissolving kidney stones, thus keeping at bay severe pain that is associated when passing large kidney stones. Other than that, mango leaves are also known to help dissolve gallbladder stones.

STRESS AND ANXIETY REDUCTION

Consuming tea out of mango leaves is said to be very helpful for people with high stress levels. The same is true for those who are battling anxiety. You may also attain mind and body relaxation by adding fresh mango leaves to lukewarm bathwater, and then soaking in it for several minutes or until your stress or anxiety is gone.

SKIN BURN RELIEF

Mango leaves are traditionally turned into ash and used for treating skin burns. The same medicinal benefit may be attained by washing affected areas of the body with tea out of mango leaves that’s cooled to room temperature. For severe skin burns, however, do seek the help of a doctor immediately.

Side effect and how to consume?

No side effects if you consume the mango leaves. How to consume depends on your goals. You need to remember, that excessive consumption may lead to digestive problems.

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